Earthy, ripe wine that brings out the stern minerality of this Douro Superior vineyard. The wine shows intense fruitiness and acidity while pushing a firm, solid structure. It can be drunk now, or over 2–3 years.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.